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Kavya Pearlman

Linden Lab
Information Security Director
Kavya Pearlman is the Information Security Director at Linden Lab, the developer of virtual world Second Life and social VR platform Sansar. Prior to Linden Lab, Pearlman advised Facebook's Information Security Team on mitigating third party security risks. Her security career has also led her to hold roles as a ISMS Manager for a corporate immigration law firm, a Network Security Analyst for Allstate Insurance, and founder of her own independent cybersecurity research company. Kavya holds a MS in Network Security from DePaul University, Chicago. She is also a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and a certified PCI-DSS ISA (Internal Security Assessor). Pearlman grew up in India and immigrated to the United States in 2007. Pearlman remains passionate towards building a secure future for the humanity in both real and virtual worlds.